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World Apprentice contestant can sue Trump: judge
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Trump had argued that presidents are shielded from civil litigation in state courts under the US Constitution's supremacy clause, but that assertion had never been fully tested by the courts - until now. Zervos said Trump's denials of her accusations amounted to defamation and that being branded a "liar" caused diners to stay away from her restaurant.

World United States large retailers urge Trump against China tariffs
Author: 0 United States large retailers urge Trump against China tariffs

The White House did not respond to a request for comment about the letter . "Tariffs on electronics, apparel, and other consumer products would increase prices for US consumers and businesses, while doing little to address the fundamental challenges posed by unfair and discriminatory Chinese trade practices", they said in the letter .

World Salah on his way to Messi level
Author: 0 Salah on his way to Messi level

The Egypt global is ahead of Barcelona's Lionel Messi in the race for the European Golden Shoe . 'But Mo this season has been unbelievable. Check out FC Yahoo's reasons for putting Salah and Messi on the same pedestal-and be sure to leave your thoughts below the line.

World Forecast For 5 to 8 Inches of Snow for Framingham, MetroWest
Author: 0 Forecast For 5 to 8 Inches of Snow for Framingham, MetroWest

That will be especially true for paved surfaces treated with salt/brine. A winter storm watch is in effect from Tuesday afternoon until Wednesday evening. "We're going to have to flip the calendar into April". Still very much up in the air. Northeast wind 10 to 15 miles per hour. There are two systems making their way toward the northeast, but only one will pack a real punch.

World Ireland says Brexit border deal 'legally firm'; DUP says not resolved
Author: 0 Ireland says Brexit border deal 'legally firm'; DUP says not resolved

The EU insists that any divorce deal must ensure there is no "hard border" between EU member Ireland and Northern Ireland, saying it could compromise the 1998 peace accord that ended decades of sectarian violence in the British province. Davis agreed with Barnier that Monday's agreement was "decisive" and increased the odds on finding an orderly deal to avoid Europe's second biggest economy simply crashing out of the bloc in just over a year.

World US High Court Allows Pennsylvania Election Map, Rejecting GOP
Author: 0 US High Court Allows Pennsylvania Election Map, Rejecting GOP

That argument did not appear to gain traction with Justice Alito. It said it had no authority to act in the matter except to dismiss the case . Democrats filed suit and the state Supreme Court, where Democrats seized majority control in 2015, sided with them, ordering that the map drawn by Republicans in the state legislature and the governor's office was motivated too much by political concerns and needed to be redrawn.

World Snow and ice disturb United Kingdom transports
Author: 0 Snow and ice disturb United Kingdom transports

Met Office meteorologist Alex Burkhill said: "It will be bitterly cold with some snow for many places over the weekend". Charlotte Armitage, citizen science officer for the Woodland Trust, told the Metro : 'When we get prolonged mild periods as we have done recently, plants and wildlife are fooled into thinking the seasons are changing and start to become more active.

World Duterte Spokesman: Philippines' Withdrawal From ICC 'Beginning of End' for Court
Author: 0 Duterte Spokesman: Philippines' Withdrawal From ICC 'Beginning of End' for Court

Presidential spokesman Harry Roque cautioned that there might be an "avalanche" of countries leaving the ICC while other nations are likely to refuse to join the worldwide court now. The letter said that while the country withdrew from the global tribunal, it would continue to be guided by the Constitution, which enshrines the country's "long-standing tradition" of upholding human rights.

World Rep. Louise Slaughter, 88, dies in hospital
Author: 0 Rep. Louise Slaughter, 88, dies in hospital

With her training as a scientist, Louise fought for fairness and led the way on the major issues of our time , from environmental preservation to women's rights to attracting 21st century jobs in cutting edge industries like photonics. It's unclear, however, what exactly caused her death. "We are about to unleash a cultural war in this country!" A native of Harlan County, Ky., she had a distinct twang and delivery that she employed to critique Republican policy with regularity from the ...

World United Kingdom opposition leader: Don't rush to blame Moscow in spy case
Author: 0 United Kingdom opposition leader: Don't rush to blame Moscow in spy case

He also called for a "robust dialogue" with Russian Federation and criticised the government for cutting the Foreign Office budget. Ms Griffith went on to dismiss claims by Mr Milne that the situation was comparable to the way that intelligence was presented on weapons of mass destruction ahead of the Iraq War.

World As rumors of an exodus swirl, White House pushes back
Author: 0 As rumors of an exodus swirl, White House pushes back

Trump never personally gelled with McMaster and the president recently told White House Chief of Staff John Kelly that he wanted McMaster replaced, according to the Post . She said Trump had indicated that no changes were coming. On Wednesday, Trump nominated former TV analyst Larry Kudlow to replace Gary Cohn , his top economic adviser who quit due to disagreements over the upcoming tariffs on steel and aluminum.

World Obama reveals his NCAA tournament brackets and they're full of chalk
Author: 0 Obama reveals his NCAA tournament brackets and they're full of chalk

Even with Donald Trump now in the Oval Office, the 44th President has continued to unveil his bracket to the world. In the national championship game, the former president has Tom Izzo's Spartans taking down No. In fact, the lowest-seeded team to reach the Sweet 16 in his bracket is West Virginia, the No. 5 seed in the East. Obama picked UConn to win a year ago as well, but the Huskies were upset by Mississippi State.

World The Queen's Marriage Consent Was Not As Shady As You Thought
Author: 0 The Queen's Marriage Consent Was Not As Shady As You Thought

One thing's for sure, though. (Yep, she shares her birth name with the character that made her famous in Suits - Rachel Zane). "It was very special, it was attractive and honest", he said of the ceremony, adding that it was a great privilege to be asked to take part.

World Sonia's dinner pe charcha a hit; 20 parties attend
Author: 0 Sonia's dinner pe charcha a hit; 20 parties attend

UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday hosted a dinner for Opposition leaders at her New Delhi residence in 10 Janpath, as the Congress moves ahead ambitiously to form a united alliance to counter the Bharatiya Janata Party 's (BJP)-led NDA in 2019 General Elections.

World There are 7000 pairs of shoes outside the Capitol. Here's why
Author: 0 There are 7000 pairs of shoes outside the Capitol. Here's why

ET, with families of the victims placing their shoes on the South East lawn in the " Monument for our Kids " tribute installment. In the shadow of the Capitol dome Tuesday was a sobering display of thousands of pairs of shoes, organized neatly across the grass said to represent children who have died in the United States from gunshot wounds since the Newtown elementary school massacre in 2012.

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Author: 0 "Fortunate to be alive", says Nepal plane crash survivor

The Dhaka-based US-Bangla Airlines is a private carrier that launched in July 2014 with the motto "Fly Fast Fly Safe". The Kathmandu Post adds: "Director General of Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (Caan) Sanjiv Gautam said that the plane was out of control when it attempted to land on the runway".

World Trump blocks Broadcom's takeover of Qualcomm on national security grounds
Author: 0 Trump blocks Broadcom's takeover of Qualcomm on national security grounds

The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States , or CFIUS , an interagency panel led by the Treasury Department, had several more weeks to render a recommendation to the president. President Donald Trump has blocked the $117bn takeover of chip maker Qualcomm by Singapore-based Broadcom . This is the second deal the U.S.

World Black box recovered after deadly jet crash
Author: 0 Black box recovered after deadly jet crash

Basaran was set to marry Murat Gezer at a five-star hotel in Istanbul in April. Ms Basaran had been sharing glimpses f the hen party with her 75,000 followers on Instagram. Finding the aircraft's "black box" will help investigators trying to piece together what happened. The head of Iran's Red Crescent, Morteza Salimi, told state television that two helicopters would fly to the area on Monday morning "to search for the plane's debris and bodies" - indicating there could be no survivors.

World India, France release Strategic Vision for enhanced ties in Indian Ocean Region
Author: 0 India, France release Strategic Vision for enhanced ties in Indian Ocean Region

The agencies of the two countries would cooperate to protect their respective space based assets, including by infrastructure and information-sharing on space events. During the course of his stay in India, Macron will also visit Agra and Varanasi and have a town hall interaction with students in New Delhi . He finally concluded by saying that for the sake of Earth's future, India and France were committed to the success of the International Solar Conference (ISA).

World Putin says will not change constitution to cling to power
Author: 0 Putin says will not change constitution to cling to power

A federal grand jury in the District of Columbia indicted 13 Russians and three Kremlin-linked companies in February for attempting to sow discord and interfere in the 2016 presidential elections. "Doesn't that sound ridiculous even to you?" he said. Asked if he believes the chemical weapons attacks - which have reportedly killed many, including children - are fake news, Putin said, "Of course".

World Daylight Saving Time Kicks In This Sunday At 2a
Author: 0 Daylight Saving Time Kicks In This Sunday At 2a

Enacted on March 19, 1918, by the US government as a way to conserve coal during World War I, the practice fell by the wayside fairly quickly. And they should be checked at least twice a year, with the beginning and ending of daylight saving acting as a good reminder of the task.

World Celebrating International Women's Day Locally
Author: 0 Celebrating International Women's Day Locally

For one day, women danced, sang, marched , and chanted. Call it the 80 percent problem. Oprah Winfrey goes blonde, Reese Witherspoon becomes a redhead and Mindy Kaling has elaborate braids for the Disney film A Wrinkle in Time , out tomorrow.

World All women crew to run Hyderabad's Vidyanagar MMTS station
Author: 0 All women crew to run Hyderabad's Vidyanagar MMTS station

The Danapur railway administration is busy making sure International Women's Day goes off without a hitch at the station. Marine Lines or Bandra? Keeping in mind women's health issues, Mumbai Central-New Delhi Rajdhani Express is set to become India's first ever train to have a Sanitary Pad Vending Machine onboard.